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coach jerry sandusky's game-changing legal strategy sends him straight to trial. tim curley and gary schultz are accused of failing to report abuse and lying to the grand jury about jerry sandusky, but it was yesterday's stunning motion that the former sideline coach waiving the preliminary hearing leading to wild speculation that sandusky wants a plea deal. joining me now is joseph amendola who is the defense counsel for jerry sandusky. thank you for joining me this morning. >> you are welcome, thomas. >> you have said that you want your client out of jail to help you prepare for the trial. is there any intention on your side to talk plea deal? >> no. there's never been any discussions about a plea on either side of this case. and jerry has maintained his innocence as you know from the very outset of the very first allegation made by accuser one. he has maintained his innocence in regard to all of the charges. he has defenses to them. and his intent has always been to go to trial. yesterday's decision to waive the preliminary hearing was a tactical one. the preliminary hearing, thom
or not he stays in this race? the allegations jens jerry sandusky and bernie fine are raising questions about what the other half, the wives knew. we will hear from one woom who stood by her husband even after he was convicted of molestation. >> and it's not every day that a team gets a special video message from lady gaga. right now a resurging nutd gingrich is in iowa waiting to give a speech to a crowd there. there is a sneak peek from the live cameras. he is leading the pack in terms of buzz right now. but where he is lacking in campaign staff is right there in iowa. he has the smallest of any candidates competing there. gingrich says he is the clear choice for conservatives. >> people say i think we need newt gingrich because we need somebody who can debated obama, somebody who has actually done it before. somebody with substantial big ideas. so i think where as i would have thought originally it was going to be midst mitt and not mitt now i think it will be newt and not newt. a new ad by fell loi candidate capitalizes that argument. >> when 4e was in the house, he went t
penn state football coach jerry sandusky is adamantly denying allegations her husband abused young boys. sandusky was released last night on bail after two new accusers stepped forward. he's under house arrest facing criminal accusations from ten young many and facing more than 50 counts. his wife dottie says i have been shocked and dismayed by the allegations made against jerry. i continue to believe in injury a's innocence and all the good things he has done. i am joined by chuck schmidt, one of the young man alleging abuse. your client is a 19-year-old young man who ways safes sexually abused by sandusky in 2004. what specifically are the allegations that your client has come forward with? >> tom, thank you for having me. he was a participant in the second mile program in 2004. at that time after an activity, a planned activity, he was taken back to mr. sandusky's office in one of the athletic facilities, and he was given alcohol and then a sex act was performed upon him. >> when you talk about alcohol being given to this young man on the campus of penn state, we've heard a lot of th
head-to-head matchups with president obama. >>> jerry sandusky back in the slammer, the former penn state coach accused of raping boys waits to see if his lawyers can make bail after the late's rest. >>> and former syracuse boech barry fine facing a new lawsuit. a live news conference is coming up any moment from now. a lot to take place this hour. hi, everybody, i'm thomas roberts. we begin this hour with newt gingrich speaking live in south carolina proving he's more than just the gop flavor of the month, and the timing couldn't be better, just weeks away from the iowa caucuses, and new numbers show he's not just strong against romney, but strong against president obama as well. from ohio we see gingrich in a dead heat with the president, then in florida where gingrich is killing romney in the polls he's also in a statistical dead heat with the president. but the white house can take heart in the keystone state. obama is way out in front of the former house speaker in pennsylvania. meanwhile, mitt romney is launching an all-out offensive against the current front-runner, he held a
the wives of jerry sandusky and berry fine no know? the two cases raising new concerns about whether wives turn a blind eye or whether they are truly in the dark. 5. >>> welcome back. the democratic national committee is pushing back against restrictive voter i.d. laws. republican lawmakers have passed or proposed restrictions on voting. i am joined by florida congress woman. nice to see you this morning. >> thanks so much. >> great to have you here. tell us more about the campaign. the site is called protecting the vote.org. what exactly are you protecting the vote from? >> we're protecting the vote from republicans across the country in 40 states now who have passed horrendous voter suppression laws that specifically target groups of voters that are more likely to go to the polls and vote for democrats. things like requiring photo i.d.s when no i.d. was required before. in my state, shrinking the length of time for early voting because you have a higher percentage of african-americans and hispanic voters that cast their ballots early. again in my state, telling organizations that they ha
in the hot seat. penn state assistant coach mike mcqueer rib, the man who says he saw jerry sandusky raping a boy in the locker room showers, giving graphic testimony in court this morning. >>> and facebook's 800 million members can now convert their profiles to the new timeline design, but there's another feature that's raising questions about privacy. we are going to explain it all for you right here. hi, everybody, great to have you with us this friday morning. i'm thomas roberts. >>> we get straight to it the case against jerry sandusky is in a pennsylvania courtroom that is assistant football coach mike mcqueary giving very graphic testimony about an incident in 2002 when he swears, swears he witnessed sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy in a team locker room. former penn state athletic director tim curley and former university vice president gary schultz are also at that hearing. they are facing one charge each of failure to report child abuse and perjury. nbc's michelle fran zen joins me now from harrisburg, pennsylvania, michelle, explain the testimony. we want to warn everybod
the vote. >>> fallout today from the surprising interview that jerry sandusky gave to the new york times. the former assistant coach denied molesting young boys. many are questioning whether he hurt his defense. he needed help from his lawyer when asked to explain his comments last month to nbc's bob costas who asked sandusky if he was sexually attracted to young boys. >> what in the world is this question? you know, am i going to be -- if i say no, i'm not attracted to boys, that's not the truth because i'm attracted to young people, boys, girls. >> but not sexually. you were attracted -- >> i enjoy -- that's what i was trying -- i enjoy spending time with young people. i enjoy spending time with people. >> joining me now is criminal defense attorney ted simon. a lot of questions swirling in my head right now. but i'll start with this one. why would his attorney allow sandusky to do this extensive four hours, four-hour interview with the new york times? many legal analysts calling this completely an unusual strategy. how is this remotely helpful? >> i would start from the premise that i
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. >>> plus, face to face. the alleged victims in the jerry sandusky sexual abuse case prepare to testify against him in court tomorrow. so what is it like for a victim to face their abuser? we'll talk about that. >>> first, let's take a peek at the markets as everyone returns to work this monday. here's how wall street is looking. red arrows aacross the board with the dow jones down nearly 170 points. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? we talked about getting a diamond. but with all the thank you points i've been earning... ♪ ...i flew us to the rock i really had in mind. ♪ [ male announcer ] the citi thank you card. earn points you can use for travel on any airline, with no blackout dates. on my journey across america, for travel on any airline, i've learned that when you ask someone in texas if they want "big" savings on car insurance, it's a bit like asking if they want a big hat... ...'scuse me... ...or a big steak... ...or big hair... i
. >>> all eight of the boys that jerry sandusky is charged with molesting will reportedly testify at sandusky's preliminary hearing scheduled for next week. the former penn state assistant football coach is facing 40 counts of child sexual abuse. his preliminary hearing scheduled for december 13th, that is a week from today. >>> meantime a man who claims the former syracuse assistant basketball coach, bernie fine, molested him reportedly admits he subsequently abused a young boy himself. he says he knew the boy and worked at a camp the boy attended. he said he's now getting counseling and understands that he was subconsciously grooming the boy for a relationship as is often the case with pedophiles. he said he's glad he was caught before the news became worse so he could get the help that he needs. >>> the london olympics next year could cost the capital a whopping $11 million per hour. the expensive tap due to beefing up security which could run them $1.5 billion. the cost to fund the olympics has quadrupled since 2005 when london took on hosting that event. >>> next up, the batt
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